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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of mine.
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- adj. extracted from a source of supply as of minerals from the earth.
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- adj. extracted from a source of supply as of minerals from the earth
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I just wasn't prepared for questions about the metals mined from the Canadian shield, or the major industries of Saskatchewan.
These could be particulary useful if oxygen and possibly hydrogen could be mined from the moon or the moons of Mars or from the asteroids.
The message made it a hit among Egyptians - that and the humor it mined from the quirks of Egyptian middle-class matchmaking, where suitors file through the family salons of potential brides to check them out, confident with the expectation that every woman, particularly those above 30, will be eager to snap them up.
As mentioned previously in these pages, all the gold ever mined from the beginning of time only adds up to $4 trillion or $5 trillion (give or take).
■ The total volume of gold ever mined is estimated at about 165,000 tonnes.
One of the first materials to be mined from the moon will be liquid oxygen, enabling economical trans-orbital operations.
Mica (also called Sericite) – Mica is a naturally colorless mineral that is mined from the earth in large, flat sheets.
Personally, I allowed for this style of presentation and found much to be mined from the exploration of class and gender issues.
What is being described by this definition: "A black or blackish solid combustible mineral, mined from the ground, consisting chiefly of carbonized vegetable matter and widely used as a natural fuel"?
But in a sense they define a new kind of technology: a technology of programs mined from the computational universe, much as in the past we have mined materials from the physical universe.